Unbounding the Future: The Nanotechnology Revolution
A comprehensive, easy-to-understand handbook that explains what nanotechnology is and how it will revolutionize life in the future. The world's leading expert in the field, Drexler also examines the spectacular accomplishments that might result from a breakthrough: elimination of disease and pollution. 20 illustrations.
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First , he assumed that nuclear - power plants could be built a little more cheaply
than coal - fired power plants of the same size . Then he assumed that the cost of
fuel , waste disposal , operations , and maintenance for nuclear plants would be ...
Every kind of plant has its optimum growing conditions , and those conditions are
far different from those found in most farmland during most of the year . Plants
growing outdoors face insect pests , unless doused with pesticide , and low
The most direct approach is the most basic : the elimination of anything
resembling today ' s bulk industrial plants and processes . The shift from messy
drilling activities and huge tankers to small - scale distributed systems based on
solar cells ...
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More speculation on the implications of nanotechnology—the manufacture of objects from the atoms up—that is likely, say the authors, to profoundly alter within our lifetimes the course of modern ... Read full review
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Nanotechnology sounds like a fantasy straight out of Star Wars , but then 50 years ago so did many of the things that we take for granted today--space exploration, computer chips, organ transplants ... Read full review
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